|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||405/041; 405/036; 405/040; 166/326; 166/332.6|
|발명자 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 12 인용 특허 : 41|
An aquifer recharge valve assembly comprises a valve movable along the interior of a pipe section to open and close aquifer recharge openings through the pipe section. The position of the valve controls the extent to which the recharge openings are available for delivery of recharge water into the aquifer. The valve may be a seamless resilient cylinder which expands due to well head pressure to assist in sealing the recharge openings when the valve is closed.
1. An aquifer recharge valve assembly comprising:a pipe section comprising a wall with an interior surface and an exterior surface;at least one aperture extending through the wall; anda valve positioned within the interior of the pipe section and movable between a first closed position in which the valve overlies a portion of the interior surface of the wall and the at least one aperture and at least one open position wherein the valve is shifted so as to no longer overlie the at least one aperture at least in part such that aquifer recharge water may fl...